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  • Pepper spray, Taser used in restaurant robbery

    July 27, 2014 12:40 PM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Two robbers used pepper spray and a stun device to rob a Caddo Parish fast food restaurant. Caddo deputies say it happened around 5 a.m. Saturday. Three employees were preparing to open a McDonald's restaurant when two men entered the building armed with a Taser device... more »
  • Man dies after being tased by Baldwin Police

    May 11, 2012 7:08 PM

    A St. Mary Parish man dies shortly after being tased by a police officer. Family members confirm 33-year-old Damon Abraham of Baldwin died at a Lafayette hospital last night after he was arrested by Baldwin Police. State Police have taken over this investigation. Troopers say they're not ruling out... more »
  • Opening arguments for Taser trial

    October 21, 2010 10:06 PM

    WINNFIELD, La. (AP) - Former Winnfield Police Officer Scott Nugent used force that was unreasonable and unwarranted when he shocked a handcuffed prisoner nine times during an arrest, Winn Parish District Attorney Chris Nevils told a jury of three men and nine women Thursday. Nugent, 24, is on trial for... more »
  • Jury Seated in trial of a former Winnfield Police Officer Charged in a Taser Death

    October 20, 2010 4:49 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A jury has been seated in the manslaughter trial of former Winnfield Police Officer Scott Nugent, who is accused in the Taser death of a man he arrested. It took eight days before the panel was seated Wednesday and came only after the district attorney... more »
  • Jury Can't Be Seated in Taser Death Trial

    October 15, 2010 5:26 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After five days of trying to seat a jury in the manslaughter trial of former Winnfield police officer Scott Nugent, the district attorney asked for a change of venue on Friday. R. Chris Nevils said a change was needed because a disproportionate number of potential... more »
  • Deputy Complaint

    October 6, 2010 7:37 PM

    KATC has learned more about the deputy involved in the deadly tasing of a Lafayette man. The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office says they have never received any complaints about Deputy Chris Guidry. But, one mother says she tried to complain about him three months ago, but couldn't get a hold... more »
  • Condensed Version of Dashcam Video

    October 6, 2010 7:28 PM

    View the dashcam video from Tuesday night's arrest of Javon Rakestrau by clicking HERE . ------------------------------------------------------------------- The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office releases dash cam video from a deputy patrol vehicle taken the night Javon Rakestrau was tased. The 28 year old Lafayette Parish man died moments later on... more »
  • LPSO Releases Patrol Dash Cam Video of Taser Incident

    October 6, 2010 4:45 PM

    The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office releases dash cam video from a deputy patrol vehicle taken the night Javon Rakestrau was tased. The 28 year old Lafayette Parish man died moments later on October 4, 2010. The video shows Javon with his right hand holding his cell phone, saying he's... more »
  • RAW VIDEO: Duson Tasering Incident

    October 5, 2010 7:09 PM

    CLICK HERE for raw video of the Duson tasering incident from Monday night
  • Javon Rakestrau's Arrest Record

    October 5, 2010 6:15 PM

    Javon Rakestrau's arrest record 2009- Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; 2007- Possession of a schedule 1 narcotic, remaining in places forbidden; 2005- Armed Robbery; 2003- Possession of Marijuana (2nd offense); Possession of Schedule 3 narcotics. Officers say each of these arrests happened in the same area where... more »
  • Deputy on Leave Following Taser Incident

    October 5, 2010 6:04 PM

    The deputy who tazed Javon Rakestrau has been put on paid administrative leave. Chris Guidry has been a deputy for two years and before that worked for the UL Police Department. The department is now doing a review of the use of force in this situation.
  • Home Video Tonight at 5:00 on KATC ---- We have home video Shot Moments After a Lafayette Man is Tased

    October 5, 2010 3:48 PM

    Tonight at 5:00 on KATC ---- We have home video captured moments after a Lafayette man is tased by sheriff's deputies. 28-year-old Javon Rakestrau later died at the hospital.
  • Death by Taser- Family/Neighbors Mourn

    October 5, 2010 2:05 PM

    An investigation is underway into the death of 28-year old Jayvon Rakestrau. He died after being tased in front of the Jackson Square Apartments in Duson around 11 o'clock Tuesday night. His mother, Deborah Rakestrau said her son was rounding up friends to watch a movie at the... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Offices Issues Information on Death of Man Tasered

    October 5, 2010 12:49 PM

    Press Release: On Monday September 4, 2010 at approximately 9:30pm a Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Patrol Deputy received reliable information that an individual walking in the 600 Block of Marigny Circle may be involved in a drug transaction. Upon spotting someone fitting that description the deputy initiated an investigative... more »

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